Sea Salt Scrub

This week we’ll consider all things salty.

To begin, I’m making a salt scrub scented with Sea Salt Fragrance Oil. It’s a simple place to start.

Scrubs are a great way to bring the spa experience home. I find that my extra dry hands love a quick wash followed by a scrub treatment then topped off with a wonderful moisturizer. This week we’ll make all three: soap, scrub, and moisturizer.

To make the scrub, you’ll need to gather just a few supplies and join me in the workroom.

What You’ll Need


Grapeseed Oil
Liquid Shea Oil
Squalane Oil
Sea Salt Fragrance Oil


Mixing bowl
Silicone Spatula
Jars and Lids


70% Salt
17% Grapeseed Oil
8% Liquid Shea Oil
2.5% Glycerin
2% Squalane Oil
0.5% Sea Salt Fragrance Oil

100-gram Test Batch

70 grams Salt
17 grams Grapeseed Oil
8 grams Liquid Shea Oil
2.5 grams Glycerin
2 grams Squalane Oil
0.5 gram Sea Salt Fragrance Oil

16-ounce Batch

11.2 ounces Salt
2.72 ounces Grapeseed Oil
1.28 ounces Liquid Shea Oil
0.4 ounce Glycerin
0.32 ounce Squalane Oil
0.08 ounce Sea Salt Fragrance Oil

All ingredients weighed prior to mixing.

Finished scrub ready to put into jars.


Weigh all ingredients into mixing bowl. Use silicone spatula to stir well to combine.

Scrape scrub into jars, label, and enjoy.


The sea salt I have on hand is a bit coarse, and I thought of running it through a grinder to make it finer, but I decided to try it as is. I discovered I liked the extra exfoliation the coarser salt provided. Use any coarseness of salt you like in this scrub; the coarseness of the salt won’t affect the amount of oils needed.

This is not a super oily scrub, but it does a great job moisturizing my hands. I hope you’ll give it a try!

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About Denise

I'm a crazy goat lady who got into making my own soap with goat milk, found MMS to order supplies, and now I get to combine my love of creating skin care products with a job to pay the feed bill. I live in Alaska and greatly enjoy the unique aspects of my northern home - summer days when it never gets dark and the Northern Lights dancing above in winter. Favorite scents include Wild Mint and Ivy, Rhubarb & Sugar Cane, and Eucalyptus Spearmint.

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